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Greek police quit after murder

Two Greek police generals resign following last week’s killing of an anti-fascist activist by a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.

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Sikh prof beaten, called ‘Osama’

A Columbia University professor who wrote about hate crimes against Sikhs may have become a victim of one himself when 12 to 15 people attacked him while shouting anti-Muslim slurs, police said.

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PIA’s management fights back privatisation

In what appears to be a last ditch effort to ward off privatisation, the management of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Monday unveiled a plan to add international flights to boost revenue and achieve breakeven within a year. PIA will add 16 weekly services to cities like Toronto, Manchester, Birmingham and Dubai as part of its initiative to use ...

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Stormont row over land remarks

There are angry exchanges in the assembly chamber between First Minister Peter Robinson and the TUV leader Jim Allister over a land deal.

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Is Kenya still safe for tourists?

Kenya remains a safe place to visit despite an attack on a Nairobi shopping mall over the weekend in which at least 68 people, including foreigners, died, the country’s tourism minister said yesterday.

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Angry protests after Pakistan blasts

Protests and vigils take place across Pakistan as Christians demand better protection after suicide blasts killed at least 80 people at a church.

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Is Rihanna right about Phuket?

Rihanna recently tweeted about a visit to a sex show in Phuket. Phuket-based publisher Alan Morison says her visit highlights just how bad the island’s main nightlife strip has become.

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Cricket: Whatmore confident of Pakistan’s resurgence

LAHORE: Pakistan national cricket team coach Dav Whatmore admitted Monday he was “embarrassed” by his side’s Test defeat to minnows Zimbabwe but insisted they could bounce back against South Africa. Pakistan lost the second Test against Zimbabwe by 24 runs earlier this month to leave the two-match series tied at 1-1, a result which saw them drop from fourth to sixth ...

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Emerging economies urged to go green

To move up the world’s financial rankings, emerging economies need to invest in green energy, education and research, says a US expert in economic growth.

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Costa Concordia captain blames crew

The captain of the Costa Concordia blames his Indonesian helmsman for the accident which caused the ship to sink off the coast of Italy last year.

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Round-up: Red carpet A Fairytale Affair

The Emmy’s are the biggest award function for TV fanatics, with stars we have been rooting for throughout the year finally getting a shot at being recognised. But apart from that, it is also one of the biggest fashion events as our favourite actors walk down the red carpet looking like Oscar winners. This year, the Emmy’s saw an array ...

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Iran diplomat meeting with Western counterparts at U.N.

Iran’s foreign minister is to meet with Britain’s foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief on Monday on the sidelines of the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting, officials said.

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All winners: The Emmy Lowdown

Breaking Bad took home the top honour at Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards, winning the best drama series prize for the first time, as AMC’s gritty tale of a schoolteacher-turned-meth kingpin heads into the home stretch of its final season. In the best comedy series category, ABC’s Modern Family was a return winner, as the show about unconventional families won the ...

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Police ID baby from river

Authorities confirmed the remains found in an upstate New York river were of a baby boy reported missing from Utica in June, police said Saturday.

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